Accessible Parks and Beaches

Map with accessible beach feature in NS


Barrier Free Fishing Sites

Inverness Beach
Cape Breton Island
Inverness Beach

Inverness Beach, Inverness County- has Mobi mats, which are portable, non-slip beach access mats for people with disabilities. They provide beach access for wheelchairs, walkers, and strollers. They have two Mobi chairs, which are beach accessible wheelchairs that can float and are a one-size-fits-all. They also have two Beach Access Chairs, which are wheelchairs that can be used to navigate in sand, snow, and other soft soils. To book a Mobi-Chair or a beach access chair, please contact the Inverness Visitor Centre at (902)258-3740 or email  [email protected]

Mira River campfire
Cape Breton Island
Mira River

Mira River near Louisbourg - has a Mobi mat for beach access.

Pomquet beach mobi mat
Pomquet Beach

Pomquet Beach, Antigonish County - has Mobi mats and two Mobi chairs. Call Melanie 902-863-1141 to book a chair.

Clam Harbour Beach mobi mat
Clam Harbour Beach

Eastern Shore - has a Mobi mat.

Heather Beach mobi mat
Heather Beach

Cumberland County near Pugwash - has a Mobi mat and chair.  Available upon arrival.

Rissers Beach mobi mat
South Shore
Rissers Beach

Lunenburg County - has Mobi mat.

Chocolate Lake mobi chair
Chocolate Lake Beach

Halifax - has a Mobi chair available upon arrival.

Albro Lake Mobi Chair
Albro Lake

Dartmouth - has two Mobi chairs and a mat.  Available upon arrival.

Birch Cove Beach Dartmouth
Birch Cove Beach

Dartmouth - has a wheelchair accessible dock to swim from.  They also have an accessible kayak launch station.

lifeguard at the beach
Kearney Lake Beach

Halifax - has a wheelchair accessible dock to swim from.

Raven Haven mobi chair and mat
Raven Haven Beachside Family Park

Annapolis County (25 km south from Historic Annapolis Royal) has a Mobi mat and chair. Email ahead to reserve - [email protected] or call 902-655-5010 

mobi chair mat at Warren Lake
Cape Breton Island
Warren Lake - Cape Breton Highlands

The Cape Breton Highlands park has a new Mobi Chair for water access, to be used at Warren Lake.

The accessibility mat has been installed at Warren Lake and Freshwater Lake and the mobility chair can be reserved at no cost by emailing [email protected] or by calling 902-285-2524. The chairs can then be picked up and dropped off at Broad Cove Campground in Ingonish.